By David Williams, CNN

A Virginia school district was able to track down a former student to let her know that they had found her lost wallet, almost 70 years after it went missing.

A contractor found the wallet in some ductwork in the rubble of the old Poquoson Middle School gym, which was torn down as part of a multimillion-dollar school renovation project.

The wallet was in pretty bad shape, but it held a few clues that helped school officials track down the original owner — Ester French, who’d gone to nursing school, gotten married, changed her name, and has lived in Connecticut since 1957.

“When I heard about it I couldn’t believe it,” French, 85, told CNN.

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